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 Arts + Culture BREC.ORG/ARTSANDCULTURE
 Events listed below are for all ages and no fees are associated unless otherwise noted. Please see the table of contents for more information if special accommodations are needed.
Events
FIRST FREE SUNDAYS
Free self-guided tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. Special programs of traditional crafts, informative lectures, and family activities are planned for “First Free Sunday.”
MAGNOLIA MOUND
March 7 + May 2 + June 6
(No First Free Sunday on April 4 + July 4) 1-4 p.m.
LSU OPERA AT THE MOUND
Handel’s Julius Caesar performed by the LSU School of Music on the grounds. A program in cooperation with BREC’s Magnolia Mound and the Friends of Magnolia Mound.
MAGNOLIA MOUND
March 10-11 + 13-14 / 7 p.m. More info: 225-343-4955
@BRECMagnoliaMound
LET’S GEAUX TIE DYE
Join BREC to learn the basic art of tie dye. ZACHARY COMMUNITY PARK
March 10 + May 12 / 4:30-6:30 p.m.
GREENWOOD COMMUNITY PARK
April 14 / 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Ages: 6+ / $5
To register: webtrac.brec.org
More info: Monica.Porras@brec.org
PETITE ANTIQUES FORUM
The 21st annual event sponsored by the Friends of Magnolia Mound. A lecture on Louisiana Garden History by Dr. Wayne Stromeyer; a boxed picnic lunch on the grounds, followed by an afternoon tour of Chene Vert, a restored house and garden.
MAGNOLIA MOUND
April 10
$100 per person
More info: 225-343-4955
@BRECMagnoliaMound
CRAFT CORNER AT THE SWAMP
Looking to express yourself through some nature-themed crafts while enjoying the sights and sounds of the Swamp? Join us quarterly as we host Craft Corner and provide a variety of fun and interactive crafts for you to complete with us or take home to work on at your leisure. This program is included with your general admission.
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
April 16 + 17 / Hours of Operation / All ages General admission fees apply
Registration is not required
More info: 225-757-8905 swampevents@brec.org
SWAMP ART SHOW FIELD DAYS
Those interested in working on entry pieces for upcoming Swamp Art Show Series shows can visit the swamp on this day for inspiration (FOR FREE!). Whether your gear includes canvases or cameras, come out and enjoy this paint-out and field-shoot day. Bring your own supplies – we’ll provide workspace indoors and out for you to create your masterpieces!
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
April 17 + 18 / Hours of Operation / All ages Registration is not required
More info: 225-757-8905
swampevents@brec.org
SUMMER DRESS
Discover what it was like before Air Conditioning! The historic house museum and guided tours focus on how houses adapted for our tropical summer climate and the impact of the climate on health in 19th Century Louisiana.
MAGNOLIA MOUND
May 18-Sept. 21
Guided Tour fees apply More info: 225-343-4955
@BRECMagnoliaMound
THE GREAT ESCAPE ART RETREAT
Can’t get away this summer but you need a break? Then join BREC Arts for our first ever, daylong art retreat. Painting, pottery, Yogarts, creative mindfulness and writing are all part of this inspired get-away. Supplies, snacks and lunch are all provided so there’s no need to pack! Escape, rejuvenate and energize through art, creative thinking and fun at this mini retreat!
MILTON J. WOMACK PARK
June 26 / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / Ages: 18+ / $100
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